With 160 Members, IRENA plays a leading role in the energy transformation as a centre of excellence for knowledge and innovation, a global voice for renewables, a network hub and a source of advice and support for countries.
11 million people now work in renewable energy. This digital story shows which countries lead job creation in the sector and how renewables benefit the economy.
01 August 2019 | Press Releases
IRENA and UNFCCC are jointly ramping up efforts to fight climate change by promoting the widespread adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy.
18 July 2019 | Articles
The event brought together over 200 participants from across Latin America and abroad to inspire and inform the broader and faster uptake of innovative solutions in the power sector.
16 July 2019 | Articles
New agreement pursues sustainable development and climate goals in Africa by increasing renewable energy deployment.
Small Island Developing States are on the frontlines of climate changes, and geographic challenges can make grid extension expensive and difficult. Renewable energy is proving to be one of the best ways to advance sustainable development in SIDS while fighting climate change.